Law on amnesty of Ukrainian protesters to take effect on Feb 17
The law amnestying all Ukrainian protesters will take effect on February 17, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office told Interfax-Ukraine on Sunday.
"The aforementioned law will take effect on February 17, 2014, and exempt from criminal liabilities and punishment the persons who committed crimes listed in Article 1 of this law in the period from December 27, 2013, through February 2, 2014, close their criminal cases, and relieve from administrative liabilities the persons put under administrative arrest," the press service reported.
The law was conditioned on the vacation of the seized administrative buildings, among them the premises of regional state administrations, self-government bodies and the Kyiv city administration, and the unblocking of Kyiv Hrushevsky Street.
The press service said the conditions were met by Sunday evening.
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